Why Taiwan Should Be Included in the US Nuclear Umbrella
By Yi-Lan Fang and Lin Tzu-Yao
While providing Taiwan with nuclear weapons may not be practical, including Taiwan under the U.S. nuclear umbrella is a feasible alternative.
Japan, South Korea Wonder: How Strong Is the US Nuclear Umbrella?
By Takahashi Kosuke
Concerns over the United States’ extended deterrence are growing in Tokyo and Seoul.
The US Doesn’t Need to Worry About Japan (or Any Other Ally) Going Nuclear
By Gregory Kulacki
No U.S. ally is going to become the next North Korea. That’s a thin excuse for a new U.S. nuclear buildup.
The Dangerous Naivety of ICAN
By Yukari Easton
Should Japan sign the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which ICAN champions?
Nuke or No Nuke? Japan’s Long Dilemma
By Yo-Jung Chen
The discreet temptation for a national nuclear deterrent has persisted for decades.
Is It Time for Nuclear Sharing in East Asia?
By Elmar Hellendoorn and Christine M. Leah
The dynamics that generated U.S.-NATO nuclear sharing in Europe in the late 1950s seem to be emerging in Asia today.
Why A Trump Presidency Would Be Bad For Asia
By Khang Vu and Khang Vu
Donald Trump's foreign policy would have negative repercussions for the Asia-Pacific region.
Okay, the U.S. Is Very, Very Likely to Defend Japan, Then
By Jun Okumura
Don’t underestimate the importance of the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands to Japan…or the importance of Japan to the US.